A value of stimulus, however, is soon reached which evokes a maximal contraction.
It has undoubtedly been of value in many cases of tetanus, in which it must be given in maximal doses.
It may be added that the maximal import figures for France within the period are those of 1906 (£53,871,661), for Germany those of 1909, and for the United States those of 1901 (£141,015,465).
It is well documented that men participating in almost any form of exercise, whether it's submaximal bike riding or maximal resistance training, see an acute increase in testosterone in the hours following their workout.
The treatment is to empty the stomach by tube or by a non-depressant emetic. The physiological antidotes are atropine and digitalin or strophanthin, which should be injected subcutaneously in maximal doses.